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Building an AWS VPC from Scratch

Hands-On Lab


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Welcome to this hands-on AWS Learning Activity, Building a Basic VPC.

This activity provides you with some experience building and connecting the following services inside AWS:

  • VPC
  • Subnets
  • Internet Gateway
  • Route Tables
  • Security Groups
  • Network Access Control Lists (NACLs)

These services are the foundation of networking architecture inside of AWS, and cover concepts such as infrastructure, design, routing, and security.

Good luck, and enjoy this learning activity!

What are Hands-On Labs?

Hands-On Labs are scenario-based learning environments where learners can practice without consequences. Don't compromise a system or waste money on expensive downloads. Practice real-world skills without the real-world risk, no assembly required.